Xzibit – rapper, actor, TV presenter.
Alvin was born in Detroit on September 18, 1974. At the age of 9 years after his death, his mother moved with his father to New Mexico. In 17 years in the biography of Xzibit moved to California.
His musical career began as part of the American hip-hop group “Likwit Crew”. After a tour with the band in 1995, Xzibit signed a contract with the label “Loud Records” and in 1996 released the debut album “At the Speed of Life”. In this album, the first hit was “Paparazzi”, which entered the Billboard Hot one hundred.
The next album by Xzibit was the album “40 Dayz & 40 Nightz”, released in 1998. In 1999, a rapper with Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre presented the song “Bitch Please”, which became one of the most famous in his career. Also together with Eminem released the song “What’s the Difference”. In the year 2000, Dr. Dre invited Xzibit to take part in the American hip-hop tour “Up in Smoke Tour”. In the same year Xzibit released his next album “Restless”, the executive producer of which became Dr. Dre. This album featured the single “X”, which became the best rapper hit since the song “What U See Is What U Get”.
In 2002, the album “Man vs. Machine” was released, and in 2004 – “Weapons of Mass Destruction”. The next albums were “Full
The first appearance in the cinema in the biography of Xzibit occurred in 1999. Then he starred in the films “Tha Eastsidaz”, “The Slim Shady Show”, “The Wash”. One of the most famous films with the participation of Xzibit was the film with Eminem “8 Mile”. In 2004, Xzibit appeared in the movie “Full Clip”, in 2005 – in “Derailed”, “XXX: State of the Union”. In 2007, the rapper starred in the film “Gridiron Gang”, along with actor Dwayne “Rock” Johnson. In 2008, Xzibit played the role of FBI agent in the series “The X-Files: I Want to Believe.” Among the latest films with the participation of the actor: “American Violet”, “Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans”.
Xzibit voiced the characters in the games “The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay” and “The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena”. His songs appeared in many toys, for example in “Need for Speed: Underground 2”, “Madden NFL 2001”, “Juiced”, “Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3”.
Xzibit is the TV presenter of the American program “Wheelbarrow for pumping”, coming out on the channel MTV.